Blackman Elementary School

  • Blackman Elementary School serves 854 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Blackman Elementary School's student population of 854 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students854 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackman Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackman Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Blackman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Blackman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
20%
22%
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White
60%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Blackman Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackman Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.590.28
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Blackman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Very pleased with this school! The teachers, principals, and , all treated my daughter with respect and care. The front office staff were always kind and the principal and teachers showed genuine concern when my daughter had surgery last year. They also challenged her to go beyond her own expectations.
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